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The Booster, Totem win 30 awards at IUS High School Media Day

The Booster was named News Organization of the Year at this year’s Indiana University Southeast High School Media Day Contest among the combined 30 awards the student newspaper won with Totem, the Scottsburg High School yearbook. Totem was named runner-up for Yearbook for the Year. In addition to News Organization of the Year, The Booster won first-place […]

Motivation to complete work causes struggle among students while at home

Students’ motivation has had a big decrease since COVID-19 happened and everything went online. Some students are having a hard time focusing on school. Some people say virtual school is not difficult, but virtual school becomes hard in terms of motivation and trying to get students to do the work consistently and in a timely […]

BREAKING NEWS | Explosion near SHS results in lockdown, evacuation of New Tech

Scottsburg resident Kailee Lynn captured a video of the fire and explosion that took place this morning near the 800 block of Armory Place, just one-half mile from SHS. Video courtesy of Kailee Lynn As students look out the New Tech windows, they see smoke rising from Thomas Plastics near 800 block of Armory Place. […]

Meet the Candidates

The Booster asked the same three questions to each candidate running for one of the three open positions on the Scott County School District 2 Board of Education. The staff chose the questions to ask based on what The Booster staff felt were the top three issues facing SHS and the district and would be […]

The Booster, Totem win 41 awards at state convention

The Booster and Totem won 41 Rowena Harvey Awards from the Indiana High School Press Association on Friday morning. More than 640 entries were submitted for this year’s competition from schools across Indiana. The Booster staff won first place awards in column writing, editorial writing, feature writing, news writing, opinion coverage, writing portfolio, multi-page design, […]

Warriorettes volleyball season ends with sectional runner-up finish

With the Warriorettes volleyball season coming to a close after they placed runner up at sectionals, veterans and new players use their experiences to push forward for next year, working harder in the off-season and bonding further together as a team. Throughout the season the girls have learned to appreciate the other. “We definitely became […]

SHS confirms 3 COVID-19 cases

Scottsburg High School confirmed its first positive COVID-19 cases with the positive results from one staff member and two students on Friday, Oct. 23.  As classes began on Friday morning, the SHS administration began working on contact tracing after school officials were notified “late in the evening on Thursday” of SHS’ first positive COVID-19 case. […]

And the winner is…

While this year’s top, required accessory for the 2020 football homecoming ceremony and game was a mask, the restrictions did not stop SHS from naming a king, queen, prince, and princess or did not stop the football team winning the game against Rock Creek Academy, 72-8. Braxton Vincent (12) was named homecoming king and Zoe […]

True colors

Students celebrate touchdowns with purple powder‭, ‬white shirts Powder up‭:  ‬As part of the Friday night’s home football game‭, ‬students in the cheer block celebrate each touchdown with a purple powder explosion‭. ‬The Warriors won the‭ ‬game 23-14‭ ‬against the Charlestown Pirates‭. ‬The win marked the first win this season for the team‭.‬ When the […]

AIMING FOR ACCURACY

Fluctuating readings leave students unsure As COVID-19 cases continue to rise nationwide, places everywhere — including schools — have had to adapt to the guidelines and precautions with temperature checks and a mask mandate for entering the building.  While the temperature checks work to ensure safety, the thermometers can create inaccurate readings depending on the […]

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